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Springbett, David

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Most widely held works by David Springbett
Cities( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects of the world's increasing urban population on the environment and on our quality of life. Addresses issues such as transportation, urban sprawl, socioeconomic divisions, and pollution. Looks at what sustainability means in locations as diverse as East L.A., Vancouver, Portland, and São Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil. Includes commentary by Jane Jacobs, Bill McKibben, Bill Rees, California senator Martha Escutia, and John Ryan
Coming to light : Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of Edward S. Curtis' life, his work, including his monumental photographic output, and his changing views of the people he set out to document. This video includes Native Americans in the discussion of Curtis' images
Biomimicry : learning from nature( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The science of biomimicry studies nature's best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems. Examines efforts to perennialize crops including what and rye, experiments involving photosynthesis and solar rays, and inventions based on natural processes
The man we called Juan Carlos by Heather MacAndrew( Visual )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of Wenceslao Armira. A Mayan farmer from Guatemala, he later became a leader of guerilla troops and lost two of his children to death squads in 1984. His interaction with filmmakers for over 25 years raises questions of human rights and social justice
Food( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses food as a local issue, a global issue, a development, health, political and economic issue. Includes commentary by Frances Moore Lappé, Joan Gussow, Brewster Kneen, FoodShare Toronto, organic farmer Alyson Chisholm, and participants in an innovative food program in Brazil, who offer ideas on how to make food systems more equitable
Community by design( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program explores the role that design plays in community and it visits some of the most progressive thinkers on the subject ..."--Container
Economics( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes an insightful look at the modern economic system and its purported benefit to global society. Denounces the myths of everything has a price tag, purchasing things will bring people happiness, and that wealth, happiness and fulfillment are inseparable for money. Asserts that focusing on human and natural capital can truly benefit society and suggests that the values of life outweigh financial values. Featured are David Korten and Maude Barlow, along with Paul Hawken, Amory and Hunter Lovins"--Container
Ways we live : exploring community( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five directors and their crews take us on location around Canada and the United States to uncover a treasure trove of changing communities, meet local heroes and ordinary people who create them, and a new breed of thinkers who champion a return of grassroots participation in community."--Container
GoodWood by David Springbett( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines whether we can halt deforestation while still sustaining communities that depend on the forest for their livelihood
Reclaiming community( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses public spaces: parks, public squares, community centers, etc
Maps with teeth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses bioregions, defined by climate, travel routes, watersheds, mountains. This program suggests how we really look at the world and how we identify the place where we live
Community( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program explores the role that design plays in community and it visits some of the most progressive thinkers on the subject ..."--Container
The boundaries of change( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how communities cope with change, focusing on recent immigration into existing communities
ReInventing the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses means to reinvent the world to make it work better for all of us. These three videos look at some of the biggest challenges facing us today - work and time, food, and urban sustainability - and how innovative thinkers and doers from the famous to the obscure, from Berkeley to Sao Paolo, Brazil, are coming up with solutions
Cultivating change( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how garden projects in the United States and Canada have transformed communities in positive ways
Community animals( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores fundamental questions of work, time, values, change and how we will all work together in the next millennium
Making shelter : my home with others( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at how both the middle class and the poor have found the shelter of community by changing the way they think about housing
No spare parts( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ghana and many other developing countries, nothing is thrown away. Or if it is, it's quickly picked up and reused. This program shows how recycled materials can be used to make everything from nuts and bolts, to saws, and baby-food grinding mills. The "appropriate technology" movement is growing in Ghana, and is having a beneficial impact on all levels of society. The program provides a message for our throw-away culture
Finding us and them( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the last twenty years, most communities have been learning how to reintegrate those who for many years were cast as outsiders and were excluded from our communities: the mentally ill and the physically challenged
On the road( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropologists David and Dorothy Counts discuss the people who live in recreational vehicles year round, most leaving their communities for a life of freedom on the road
 
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